PASS SQLRally 2011 Registration Opens 

New Regional PASS Event to be held May 11-13, 2011 at the Marriot World Center in Orlando, FL

SEATTLE, WA—November 11, 2010— The Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) officially opened registration for PASS SQLRally 2011, the new regional event that fills the gap between the free PASS SQLSaturday 1-day events and PASS Summit, the world’s largest conference for the SQL Server community. PASS SQLRally 2011 is hosted in partnership with the local Orlando PASS Chapter, OPASS.

500 database professionals are expected to take part in the inaugural PASS SQLRally event on May 11-13, 2011 at the Marriot World Center in Orlando, FL. PASS SQLRally delivers two full days of technical training sessions, an optional day of pre-conference seminars, and session subject tracks focused on four areas: BI, DBA, Developer, and Professional Development.

Attendees will benefit from Microsoft SQL Server and BI best practices sessions, effective troubleshooting, and issue prevention tips and tricks from industry experts and community influencers. PASS SQLRally also promises to deliver great networking opportunities with SQL Server peers in a fun, casual environment.

The four pre-conference full day seminars now open for registration are: Business Intelligence Workshop; Query Performance Tuning, Start to Finish; Maximize Your SQL Server 2008 Coding Skills; and Leadership and Team Management Skills for the Database Professional.

PASS SQLRally is for professionals of all levels of expertise who work with Microsoft SQL Server, including: BI architects, data analysts, developers, and administrators, database administrators, developers, and IT professionals and managers responsible for SQL Server.

For more information and to register visit For specific information on the pre-conference seminars, visit For information on the Orlando PASS Chapter visit

About PASS
The Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) is an independent, not-for-profit association dedicated to supporting, educating, and promoting the Microsoft SQL Server community. From local user groups and virtual chapters to webcasts and the annual PASS Summit, PASS enables knowledge sharing, in-depth learning, access to the Microsoft SQL Server team, and the ability to influence the direction of SQL Server technologies. For more information about PASS and the benefits of becoming a member, visit the PASS Web site at

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